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PBS
Dec 3, 2013 6:30pm PST
.79. >>> a bad report card on american education. test scores show american students continue to lag in international rankings. according to results from the program for international student assessment, u.s. teenagers ranked below average in math and near average in reading and science. trailing behind countries like japan and china where students of the same age continue to maintain top scores. can this be fixed and what does this mean for businesses and america's competitiveness. here to discuss this, michelle, former chancellor of the public schools in washington d.c. and the ceo and founder of students first. michelle, we're happy to have you. you're such an education expert. let me start with the first question, can this be fixed? because just about every ceo tyler and i talk to are very worried about u.s. competitiveness and, you know, where will they get top talent in the workplace if our kids in school just aren't doing well? do you think? >> it can absolutely be fixed. i hear the same thing from business folks saying they can't find people in the applicant pool that have th
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
, julie has done on affordable care act. a lot to talk about today including some disturbing education all rankings coming out. >> we'll get to that. we'll begin with the train derailment in new york. federal investigators are turning their attention to the engineer as new revelations of just how fast the train was going. the train was going 82 miles per hour when it took that curve. it should have been traveling at just 30 miles per hour. nbc's tom costello has the latest on the investigation. >> reporter: on the tracks in the bronx mta crews lifted the remains of the broken train as crash investigators went in for a closer look. tons of twisted steel scraped and crushed from sunday's violent crash. the ntsb announced the two black boxes recovered from the train revealed a stunning development. >> train was traveling at approximately 82 miles per hour as it went into a 30 mile-per-hour curve. >> reporter: 82 miles per hour. only six seconds before the train came to a complete second engine power was cutback. then the engineer suddenly applied full brakes. >> when i heard about the speed,
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 12:00am EST
problems. how do we make sure the student gets the cost of education? how do we address time demands? i believe that is one of the areas that has changed the most, the extent to which athletes are tied up in athletic preparation. we need to make sure students are not exploited. how do we address that? how do we address lifetime educational benefits? so, if we do get the right political restructuring that would allow us to address it, if we do not do that, that is on us. the third leg on the stool is that we shouldn't be the sole exclusive route to professional sports. there are other opportunities. i was sorry to see nfl europe go away. everybody can bring a lawsuit, that was an opportunity. everybody can bring a lawsuit, that is the american way. we can defend it. the courts decide what they decide. there is while you are in the ia process for that, but system, you ought to know what the rules are when you come in. we have work to do in that area. we have work to do in that area. i think i like for 18- and 19- year-old young people to have a choice. if they want to be here, that's grea
CNBC
Dec 3, 2013 1:00pm EST
% ons these deve p developme developments. u.s. education, failing grades for our schools. globally we are now on the lower end of the curve. below average in math and science. this is a competitive crisis for american business. why are we not succeeding here? what's being done to fix it? two leading people on the american education charge. first, though, to sue at the nyse. >> thank you very much. a rough day for the dow jones industrial average. we are off of our lows but still up 21% this year. right now the dow jones industrial average down 104 points. transports have been on a huge tear, down today, but up 35% year to date. the s&p also in the red today. it's up 25% this year. it's down just 7.3 points today. similar story at the nasdaq, up 27% year to date. let's bring in bp and kenny polcari, director o'neill's security and cnbc market analyst. we've been talking about the pivot point in the market, the turn in the market when it would come. is this what we're seeing today? >> i think it feels like. the only thing you have to be careful of, not a the lo of volume. we've only don
KRON
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am PST
, south korea, japan and hong kong for its education secretary arne duncan says the solution should include higher academic standards, affordable college and retention of top-notch educators. >>mark: today, president obama will start a new push for the health-care.gov website. in an event at the white house he will highlight people he says have been held by his health or care reform law and website. the president also working on possible subsidies to insurance companies to let people keep their existing insurance plans as was originally promised. the government say most of the glitches on these website have now been fixed. and now that to the website is supposed to be running smoother, consumers are reporting mixed success as they try and lock on to the updated health care exchange. >>james: and man was killed in a shark attack while fishing from a kayak in hawaii. it happened but it off the island of maui. apparently, the fishermen speak for dangling over the edge of his kayak when a shark bit one of them. a friend kayaking near by tried to stop the man's bleeding with a tourniquet
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am EST
, that i have read so much -- thathat has educated i have educated others about, that i have gone to jail for, that i have rallied on college campuses for. angeles,anded in los when we created the big welcome event for him, there he was and i was just dumb struck. i was an off him. -- i was in late august him. -- in awe of him. >> d emancipation proclamation took a long time to come to fruition. we moved from the civil war into the 1960s, that was our experience. how similar or different was a black experience in south africa versus the united states? >> apartheid in south africa was the worst kind of approach and -- kind of oppression you could imagine. not only did you have people who to the areas far outside of the main city of south africa, who lived in shanties -- one water fountains serve thousands -- one water fountains serve thousands. if you fell into the black or brown category, you simply could not be educated, you could have a decent job, you work in the mines for pennies, it was horrible and awful. worse than what we experience going through the kind of discrimination here in
CNBC
Dec 6, 2013 2:00pm EST
hot on on-line education? >> on-line education, i think is what these poor millennials should have gotten. this is all about teaching people a trade versus teaching them how to read english poetry and american history. on-line education about training people in finance, marketing, statistics, things that are going to be applicable to get them into the work force. the career for life is no longer and therefore, a lot of the training programs that companies used to have are no longer. we need our educational companies and this is the on-line stuff, to really train these people how to do different things. >> brian, it's a real pleasure . have a great weekend. >> by the way, mom said your room is busy and clean it up and why couldn't she have called you shaymuss or shawn, this is cr y crazy. >> we'll have a whole show of brian sullivans. >> love it. >> thanks, melissa. >> up next, yahoo!'s greek goddess. that is the provocative headline in ""vanity fair" a's" profile. her exit at google. it's fantastic. stick around for that. >> yeah. >> later, we will get the latest on the deep freez
CNBC
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am EST
. a low-cast accredited university that was named one of the most disruptive in education. "squawk" will be right back. [ male announcer ] they are a glowing example of what it means to be the best. and at this special time of year, they shine even brighter. come to the winter event and get the mercedes-benz you've always wished for, now for an exceptional price. [ santa ] ho, ho, ho, ho! [ male announcer ] lease the 2014 e350 for $579 a month at your local mercedes-benz dealer. a confident retirement. those dreams, there's just no way we're going to let them die. ♪ like they helped millions of others. by listening. planning. working one on one. that's what ameriprise financial does. that's what they can do with you. that's how ameriprise puts more within reach. ♪ >>> looks like yesterday's trading sort of. nothing happening. but you never know. and coming up, our higher learning series continues today with two men disrupting the world of online education. the ceo of university now and the president of ed x joins us after the break. i love having a free checked bag with my unit
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
. it kicks off computer science education week. org.s sponsored by code. here is president obama. notearning these skills are important for your future but for our country's are. if you want america to stem the cutting edge tom a we need young americans to master the tools and technology that will change how you do just about everything. >> they are giving coding tips from entrepreneurs included this guy, mark zuckerberg. >> if i wanted to wish everybody on facebook and happy birthday by sending an e-mail, it might take more than a century to write out all the e-mails. with a few lines of code, i can have a system to send an e-mail to everybody on facebook. that is why they are valuable. francisco us from san is the cofounder of code.org. whether that mark zuckerberg, what is the point of this? >> it is great to be here. that weioned earlier are lagging in math and science. at least every school in america does teach math and teach science. only one in 10 schools teach computer science. yourself, if the point of education is to prepare kids for afe and the 21st century tom shouldn't we teach
FOX
Dec 3, 2013 4:30am PST
. the department of education reports the accrediting commission violated regulations in its review of city college. it says the commission failed to get enough educators on its evaluation team as required. the report does not however recommend taking away the commission's authority. city college stands to lose its accreditation at the end of july. >>> first there was black friday. then there was cyber monday. now there is giving tuesday. giving tuesday was created last year at a ymca in new york city. it's a campaign to create a national day of giving at the start of the holiday season. the idea is to set aside a day for people to give back to their communities either with donations or volunteering. this year more than 7500 groups will be taking part including san jose based ebay. >>> time now 4:47. and a walnut creek business is being forced to close its doors after 26 years in business right at the height of the holiday shopping season. the owner of yogurt park says he's one of many tenants in the portion of broadway plaza known as the back 40, that will have to move out by the end of january. t
FOX Business
Dec 3, 2013 9:20am EST
at the numbers, it's startling. we spend $15,000 per every student in this country on education and that's more than every single country in the developed world and japan beat us in the international ranking that you mentioned and we're throwing money at the problem. it's not the lack of spending, it's the character of the spending. it's not trickling down to the classroom, it's federal government regulation and it should be a state-run education should belong to the state and no child left behind. it usurps a lot of power from the states and that to me that's the problem not relegating to the states. stuart: you'd get rid of it-- not all of it, but some of the bureaucracy because that's where the money is flowing, the administrators of the schools and all kind of people backing them up, the bureaucracy. you'd get rid of that. >> yes. stuart: but can you? kayleigh, you can't, you can't do that. i mean, the unions are so firmly entrenched and there's a big vote in favor of those unions. in favor of teachers, and i don't know if you can get around that? >> yeah, and i think you hit the nail on th
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 4:00am EST
. if you look on a very macro , our education system is skills so thatr business can get the candidates they need from the u.k.. on a micro scale, business rates is just one of them. >> this is something you are very passionate about on a personal level. you put a proposal forward. what is the one thing you would do to change it? >> we are all about families, moms and kids and dads. we have a lot of women and a lot of part-time people, people with great skill to work coming back work 80 after having their children. it struck me that the two challenges with skills in our people,is those sort of and there are the young training people. you could have a scheme where you can get part-time work is back on the shoulder parts of that part-time work, getting those guys who haven't training to work, shadow and get some experience in a work environment. the employer gets to people covering one job. two people get training and the government gives them employment. a real society issue we have got is those million people. >> i am a person that is working for you. i have got kids, i am running aroun
LINKTV
Dec 9, 2013 8:00am PST
and creative learning techniques-- techniques that emerge when the educator teaches by collaboration rather than by instruction. woman: is it dark in there? hello. i'm joanne hendrick, author of the whole child and your guide to this video series. in this program, we're going to look at what we call cognitive development and what we can do to enhance our children's ability to think, reason, remember information, and solve problems. we'll observe children in a number of different programs-- head start, family day-care homes, university schools, and private child-care centers-- and we'll listen to their teachers as they describe some of the methods they use to enhance their children's learning. what's in there? what is that? [bell jingling] what is it? what is it? is it a sponge? hendrick: the foundations of learning begin right here because children begin to learn right from the start. the most important thing i believe we can teach our children, no matter what their age, is that they are valued. hi. hi. hi, sweetie. oh, no! ♪ one wheel's off, and the axle's broken ♪ ♪ one wheel's off,
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
movies or educational films. it plays like an action movie and has a great love story to boot. >> that this was someone you knew, was it more passionate to get behind this film? >> yes, and i knew we could do things like keep some of his flaws. this is nelson mandela. and hehis first wife regrets it to this day. he was a bit of a womanizer and regrets it to this day. all of it is in there so you can see a human being. he is not a saint. this is a story about how somebody gets to that place who can do so much good and inspire others. of contenders in the mix. easier said than done. you make it look pretty easy. what is that process like? you tried to drive yourself and the people you work with. us, thehink that for awards are a way of giving publicity to movies that deserve it. are going to open, comic book movies. hunger games is really good. people will flock to that. i understand that. it is a way of putting light on films that maybe aren't as commercial. put this movie against any other movie. you can hear a pin drop in this movie. it is inspirational. >> president obama an
FOX Business
Dec 9, 2013 4:00pm EST
education programs. will the tax catch on? steve forbes, "forbes" editor in chief lives in new jersey. >> i saw 60 years ago this was coming along. david: wealth tax, it is small increment increase. i think city tax would go 3.9 to 4.3, 4.4. it is small but all of these wealth taxes always start out small. i think of the amt, alternative minimum tax, originally designed for a couple dozen people. now it affects millions. >> that's right. it also sends a signal out that new york city takes prosperity such as it is for granted. new york does have unique advantages. it won't kill the city but sends a message out, we're not interested in entrepreneurs. more importantly we don't understand real wealth creation. if anything you should be doing the opposite. in terms of what he wants to finance, in terms of education, if he is really a believer in hecation why does he have the hostility to charter schools which demonstrated to help people who need help the most? david: specifically on the tax issue is there any evidence that people do vote with their feet when people raise, when people come up wit
FOX
Dec 3, 2013 5:00am PST
be given one year to fix its own problems. the department of education reports the accrediting commission violated regulations in its review of city college. the commission failed to get enough egg educators on its evaluation teams as required. the report does not recommend taking away the commission's authority. city college stands to lose its accreditation at the end of july. >>> time now 5:46. let's get people moving out the door. hey sal you were keeping an eye on the bay bridge earlier. everything okay out there now? >> yeah, we got lucky dave and pam because there was a crash up there. no one was seriously injured which is always the good news. second of all it didn't stay that long in the lanes. as we look at the bridge and all that, it doesn't look that different from what it normally would look like. in fact, this is kind of a typical delay for about this time of the morning. maybe about a 5-minute delay before you make it on the bridge, and the metering lights should be on pretty soon. again, the crash is not really changing things on the bridge. a little windy up there, just sa
Bloomberg
Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
the importance of search. he is educated in the u.s. >> after a decade in the u.s., li returned to china. together they created what has been known as the google of china. >> we can combine that with internet growth overall. >> his friends and family says his devotion to baidu the finds him. he has been noted for falling asleep in his car after work. he has also picked up some influential friends along the way like bill gates, alibaba, and a few enemies, too. >> they are competitors. in 2004, larry page and sergei brin went to visit. baidu with careful not to reveal too much. >> regardless of how he is seen, li is worth $12 billion. he came above eric schmidt on the billionaire list more than two decades after he invented his own brand of search. when i sat down with him i asked how he spent his aliens. take a look at what he said about the difference of philanthropy in the united states versus china. >> it's not as mature. i have seen them start to think about that. we increasingly spend more time to do philanthropy work. we held a banquet where we used 56 million rmb. we provide certai
CNBC
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm EST
job is not just to entertain you, but to educate you. so call me at 1-800-743-cnbc. leave it to twitter to produce the ultimate question that is defining this stock market. including today where the dow sank 78
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 2:30am PST
to be educated, be able to understand the big picture and understand the structure of capitalism, how it works. the cost of goods. i just have a passion. that means nothing. the most powerful and the most highly positioned people can have the same information i can have. i wasn't born in america. when i came to america, a few blocks down was a library and it was free. i could go in there and learn all the secrets of how to do everything and anything. it's your fault if you don't succe succeed. you cannot fail in america. never be the first one to do anything. you'll be the poorest guy in the room. don't be the first groundbreaker. it won't happen. let somebody else do market research and create a marketplace for you and just walk in and do it. in business, it doesn't matter if it's expected or not. this should be a surprise, it's original. no, who cares? either it works or it doesn't. whether it's expected or unexpected. there's just success and failure. and everything else is just smoke and mirrors. who and what we are, our people skills, language skills is the beginning and end of all of it.
KRON
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am PST
. education secretary arne duncan says the solution should include higher academic standards, affordable college and higher academic standards, ai love watching tvand outside. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr space. yeah, but i mean, how did you know? i researched. no, i-i told you. no. yeah! no. the important part is that you're happy now. and i got you this visor. you made a visor! yes! that i'll never wear. ohh. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for two years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. with qualifying bundles. and the latest on the accident and death of fast and furious star paul walker. los angeles county sheriff's office says there is no evidence of a second vehicle linked to the accident that killed the actor over the weekend. here's surveillance video of saturday's crash, courtesy of zero m a g insider. authority's say walker and driver roger rodas, were killed immediately and the fiery crash. j
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am EST
the really ugly, ugly colors. how did we get back to adult colors? >> people are so much more educated now. much more information available. just on the pantone website alone when we put up the colors of the season, we get so many hits. there are so many consumers today who are so much smarter than that used to be and they have the world wide range of what color is available to them, and they are making smarter choices. >> window apparel companies and football -- footwear companies rely on the colors and there is a lot at stake but what about businesses that engage in other businesses, industrial companies, what do they get from colors of the year? >> of course, from a consumer standpoint, if you know the color of the year and they put it out there in a concept car or coffeemakers, you are going to be able to see the color and it is going to register in your mind so you are going to be looking for the color. being more selective. >> enough of the purple. let's get back to our real set design. "surveillance" graphic. our director uses pantone to get the colors on our set. that joanrk city s
FOX Business
Dec 3, 2013 1:00pm EST
, correct? >> i work with the best hackers and crypto experts in the world and lucky enough to be educated by them to understand what really happens on internet and kind of information is available to bad guys and good guys making money. all of that was really, that education is what really brought me to build wicker. it's a way for my friends and family to communicate and not have to worry about someone else watching them. lori: so what can you tell me about the technology? essentially data disappears after six days. you can program the time period if you want? >> exactly. in order for a message to truly self-destruction, 2 has to be anonymous, private and secure. we also, forensically wipe everything on the device after it is gone. we delete the metadata and bind the messages to the device. on top of using top secret encryption. lori: could you take a screen grab though. >> that is a really good question. in the version 2.0% releasing this coming week we actually took out the anti-tam perking, anti-screen tab technology because we wanted to prove a point that we always say this is, this
FOX Business
Dec 4, 2013 1:00pm EST
his education initiatives and other measures. back to you. ashley: peter barnes, thank you so much. >> you bet. tracy: let's get a quick reaction on these markets after that news peter just brought us. nicole petallides on floor of the new york stock exchange. little bit of movement. >> yeah a little bit of movement up off the lows. keeping close eye on 10-year bond. 2.84% on the 10-year and that is very key. all to the downside coming off the lows of the day. tracy and ashley, lowest point on the dow was 15,791. we're now 15,825. you have seen some improvement. that being said the financials were trying to give it a go. the financials have been extremely weak lately these last few days. we saw them in the green earlier today. however we're watching them go back and forth. moment ago banking index is lower. now it is higher. that is something, you see us come off the lows after the beige book report. there is look at financials, jpmorgan, bank of america, goldman sachs are squeezing into the green. they have moves of .1 of 1%. morgan stanley and wells fargo are not participated tha
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 8:00am PST
year. 20 young children and six educators were murdered that day on december 14th, 2012. this saturday, marks a year since that horrific event. as you can see the news conference is beginning. we'll monitor what the officials have to say and bring you any headlines moments from now. today's top headlines and brand new stories you will sear here first. jon: the obamacare website gets a makeover. new options are able if you're shopping. with deadline looming do the updates matter? >>> wild weekend weather across the u.s. and more is on the way. meteorologist maria molina on where people should be preparing now. >>> silicon valley versus washington. the nation's top tech companies teaming up to send a message to uncle sam. ease up on all snooping. it is all "happening now." jon: well the obamacare website getting a face-lift but ongoing problems with the federal exchange may be more than skin deep. i hope you had a good weekend. good morning to you. i'm jon scott. jenna: does obamacare cover facelifts? is that a question we're leading with today. jon: let's hope not. >> hi, everybody. i'm
CNBC
Dec 3, 2013 3:00pm EST
the young and vibrant to want to go on the exchange. adds people are more educated about it that's what will happen. that's what we're hoping for for all of this country to lower health care costs. >> i'm intrigued by your first answer where you essentially laid out some of the objectives of the affordable care act. then you said but i'm not too worried about details of the website. isn't that precisely the problem with all of this right now? the objectives were clearly laid out but the details were not well planned. for example, the famous promise made by the president that if you like your insurance plan you get to keep your insurance plan. when, in fact, for 5%, that's not the case. and now people are getting those cancellation notices. the details were not that well thought out. >> agreed that the details did not come to fruition once we began the website. let's be clear, 20% of this country's not based on a website. we'll get the website right. if it's right 30 days later, then we'll still get it right. they had a million go through yesterday healthcare.gov, th
ABC
Dec 2, 2013 4:00pm PST
failure to make our school safe. >> reporter: educators say the anti-bullying conversation really needs to start along before the students reach middle and high school where the incidents can be a lot more serious. even life threatening. tonight at the meeting, they will go over the policies and programs in place, talk about how to improve those and probably get an earful from parents and students here in this community about what they are seeing on these campuses. in richmond, lori anthony, abc 7 news. >>> wildlife rangers in australia have solved the mystery of a missing video camera after it recorded the unusual feast in action. >> watch this. is this really amazing footage. the camera recorded after it was stolen by a bird. the sea eagle carried the camera about 70 miles before dropping. >> the bird even poses for a selfie at the end here. pretty cool. the camera was originally set up to record crocodiles and the rangers say they plan to bolt it down from now on so something like this doesn't happen again. >> just getting in on social media probably. document the trip. >>> that is a
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 5:00am PST
. the department of education has ordered the commission for community colleges to make changes to keep their standing. the department says that the commission did not meet federal requirements in their review of city college and have the appearance of a conflict of interest. city check supporters hoped the commission would be invalidated altogether. aa serious contender to unseat oakland mayor with a district has filed papers to run for mayor. she, worked for jerry brown. is far more popular than the mayor in the district. two-thirds of the people across the city view the mayor unfairbly. schaaf will unveil the crime fighting plan next year. >> we will turn it over to leyla gulen for the weather. >> you will need extra layers today as we look at the cameras. it is clear. but you can see the camera is bowsing up-and-down because we have gusty winds. here is a look at the winds as we look at sfo at 18 miles per hour and up to 35-miles-per-hour gusts in forward and 20-miles-per-hour gusts here and these miles per hour in mountain view. the next 12 hours, we are starting off cool at 10 to
CNBC
Dec 4, 2013 5:00pm EST
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CNBC
Dec 5, 2013 12:00pm EST
for their grandkids' educations... they chose a partner to help manage their wealth... one whose insights, solutions, and approach have been relied on for over 200 years. that's the value of trusted connections. that's u.s. trust. >>> welcome back to the "halftime report." yesterday, a lot of the stremt traits for reits were up big after a potential deal for excess to buy pre. reits are on the move again today, but on the downside. it's a big mortgage reit play, and they're in focus, after analysts at goldman sachs initiated coverage with a sell rating. they expect book values to fall as interest rates rise after the fed pulls back on stimulus, the taper. remember, the reits have been income substitution plays as overall rates have been kept artificially low, scott, of course, by the fed. >> yeah, no doubt, dom. thanks. jim, all reits are not created equal. >> right, definitely. >> but these mortgage reits seem to come under pressure anytime rates start to rise significantly. >> right. let me stress the first point, because mortgage reit is not the same thing as a vernado or general growth property.
NBC
Dec 8, 2013 6:00am PST
, under educated and many uneducated in that 18 to 35 age group. >> reporter: thanks s great te you. >> david gregory making a rare sunday appearance in new york hosting meet the press this morning from new york. we have been hearing further plans from president obama, former president clinton and carter. what will the role be at the events? >> to be there to pay tribute and give it the sense of moment that it deserves. and i think for all of them at different levels, president bush who i covered did not have the closest relationship with mandela but respected him. president obama in a unique way encouraged to go see him when he is still a senator. mandela encouraged to meet with up and coming star in politics. for our president to be so moved by mandela, to really have his own place in a civil rights struggle against apartheid. >> when it comes to president obama's presence on the international stage this potential for comprehensive agreement with iran yesterday. it could be worse. when it comes to the international stage how is his capital? >> i don't think it is exceedingly high.
CNBC
Dec 3, 2013 2:00pm EST
money needs an ally. >>> welcome back. some unfortunate news about the state of education in america. a new report says u.s. high schoolers are falling far behind their peers in other countries. american students ranked below average in math, ranking only number 26 out of 34 developed countries. the numbers were near average in science and reading. that's basically the same as it was ten years ago. showing no improvement in any basic high school curriculum. those results based off an international assessment test given to students in 65 countries. >> as our students seem to be falling behind, the economy is relying more and more on machines to do jobs. now the service industry, self-check-in at airports, hotels, and applebee's saying customers will be ordering and paying the bill from tablets by the end of the year. are service jobs becoming extinct. sounds funny in a way, but it's not. certain people in the population for whom service jobs are their life. and if we say, sorry, we don't need a waitress or hotel check-in clerk, we'll have real problems in this economy. >> listen, if y
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm EST
, and there are more and more getting the education. >> they took their time. they got a really talented person, a publisher, never tweeted before. she now has 2,300 followers. but she will get there. >> women didn't like it when chip wilson, the founder and hairman of lulu lemon said this. >> frankly, some women's body's don't work for it, the rubbing between the thighs the pressure it there. that is in response to me asking what is with the pants. this time back in the spotlight, it is in the store, and it is not the found tore play. a location in maryland has apologized for using chip's comments as part of a store's promotion. a twitter user captured the , and it der which said said this -- >> thankfully you have had too much by and thighs are rubbing together. lulu lemon has women running the company? >> yes, for now. >> they should embrace it. >> i like it that their thighs rub together, too. i don't have a problem with that. >> think about all the adams you see for weight loss. you go into lulu, go to some yoga classes, work off extra turkey. we can help you. your thighs don't have to rub
FOX Business
Dec 6, 2013 9:20am EST
voters rejected a tax hike to fund public education. look at history. populism works on college campuseses but looks a guy like bill bradley or howard dean it doesn't really work. stuart: we are riding a big piece, your newspaper. >> reading the wall street journal editorial page. stuart: the hard left is -- they used the word reckless, stronger stuff than that. >> a set weekend have all these kinds of fiscal fantasies as they put it. and a couple existed -- stuart: she wants to raise social security benefits and tax everybody. >> social security is broken and you can't promise american voters something you can't deliver, it is irresponsible and future generations will pay. they sounded like mitt romney in his op-ed. very refreshing. stuart: you are closer to politics than i am. uh battle between moderate democrats and the hard left, you say who wins? >> it depends how badly -- the minute this thought that can out you saw moveon.org and other groups try to shut down this debate. it is not conversations they want to have. this is a hallmark of the obama era not just demagoguing t
CNBC
Dec 6, 2013 9:00am EST
, going to have more resources for important thing like education and public safety. >> okay. in the "chicago tribune" an op ed written by governor scott walker of wisconsin. >> who? who? >> yeah, the guy sending me letters, everybody is welcome heading north. the long and short of it is, he didn't direct what you signed directly yesterday. but what he did underscore is that collective bargaining is no longer part of wisconsin based on act ten they passed, and at the time they passed it, the unemployment was both over 9% in wisconsin and illinois. it's good we slipped under, but wisconsin is 6.5, and they've turned into a slight surplus. you don't have an act ten. you didn't ban collective bargaining. >> no. >> are you going to have similar results, though? >> i believe in collective bargaining. we've created far more jobs than wisconsin. we created about 270,000 jobs. he promised 250,000 jobs. he's created 90,000 jobs in wisconsin. people don't go to sheboygan or, you know, places like that. they come to chicago and illinois. i think it's very important economy, that we work
CNBC
Dec 9, 2013 9:00am EST
forgot how it is done. are they supposed to people that have just fell off the turnip truck? >> well-educated people that are in the communist party or people who can't do well and fail. >> a fair point. >> what a story in the times over the weekend. duff a problem with the linear relationship between those hires and business? >> i'm still stuck upon the idea that when i got into business on wall street, it is kind of like when you apply to college. i remember when i applied to college, i said, you mean to tell me that 50% of the people that get in, their parents went here. that's outrageous. well, you know, what are you going to do, sue them? >> apparently, you can. >> here we are talking about jpmorgan and yet another potential problem. >> your point broadly, the jobs picture looks a little brighter. we are having persistently low inflation, which is worry some in its own right. >> go by clorox, the drugs. another camp said, go by parker hannafin. the world is accelerated. both want to put money to work. >> give me gilead. give me sysco, the right sysco. >> i think that inga is going to pul
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 8:00am PST
democrats, they want to increase spending on medical research and education. so, therefore, you're going to have some type of difference in opinion on where we increase spending and where we cut spending. jon: every household in america has, you know, virtually every household has really been through the wringer ever since the financial crisis of 2008. virtually everybody has taken a hard look at their budgets, cut a little bit here, a little bit there. why can't -- why is it so tough to do the same thing in washington? why is it so tough to impose, say, a spending freeze on all federal agencies or, god forbid, even a spending cut? >> because unfortunately, jon, we have put politics in this washington, d.c. over policy. you have lobbyists on capitol hill chomping at the bit because they want to protect their special interests. but members of congress need to do their job and now put policy over politics because self-preservation is the first law of nature, and if today don't do their job and if we have another very public government shutdown, i believe that people are going to vote their
CNBC
Dec 5, 2013 9:00am EST
is a tale of two economies, frankly. we are seeing a tremendous demand for highly educated, highly skilled jobs with a strong service component. so engineering. oil. financial services. and candidly, you know,er we're seeing that at levels we haven't seen almost since the late '90s. you know, we're almost reaching crazy levels, in terms of the bay area, for the war for engineering talent, and contrast that with the unskilled portion of the economy, which is not nearly enjoyed the recovery that the skilled portion of the economy has. and that is why, you know, unemployment has stayed above 7%, compared to the did, you know, under 5% that it was the last time that we sue this kind of crazy competition at the high end. >> yeah. saying that on a day when we're seeing protests around the country, arguing for minimum wage at fast-food restaurants, for instance. the last question, robert. yoo you are a veteran of expedia. you're a veteran of hotwire, of microsoft. everybody's tossing around whether or not mulally is going to go to microsoft or not. would he fit in the culture if he did? >> you kn
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